Color and Trim
California, USA
2 months

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We are seeking a talented Color and Materials Designer to join our client’s team onsite in San Diego CA! Our ideal candidate with have 2-5 years of experience (however, all experience levels are welcome!) as a CMF designer in the automotive or related field, as well as experience working with suppliers and engineers to carry out their design proposals.

6 month contract to start, with the potential to extend

Paid Company Holidays

40 hours sick pay/annually

Medical, Dental, Vision

401k Option

General Job Description

Coordinates and performs a full range of automotive color and materials research, design and development functions including interior/exterior colors, materials and trim concept development. Provides feedback for proposals, implementation, materials styling, cost and production management, consumer research, strategic analysis/reporting and general project management. Serves as liaison and technical consultant to internal product development teams, factories and external suppliers. Oversee the development of materials/finishes from concept through production and ensures the best combination of aesthetics and functionality meet branding, marketing, manufacturing, cost and regulatory requirements. Collaborates with pre-development teams to promote materials and color strategies critical to the development of new automotive interior and exterior colors, materials and trim for the North American market.

Must have a bachelor’s degree in a related field. Strong research, design, knowledge of materials and color integrations with product brand design. Ability to recognize color nuances and demonstrate color differences. Demonstrates creativity to develop and promote unique designs. Strong knowledge of consumer trends in materials and color preferences as well as a knowledge of vehicle development cycles. Strong negotiation, communication, project management, organizational, interpersonal, computer and presentation skills. Ability to work overtime and travel as required by projects.


Please submit both a resume and portfolio for consideration.

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Janessa Kupfer

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